Hereditary periodic fever and reactive amyloidosis

  title={Hereditary periodic fever and reactive amyloidosis},
  author={J. C. H. van der Hilst and Anna Simon and Joost P. H. Drenth},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Medicine},
Hereditary periodic fever syndromes (HPF) are a group of diseases characterised by recurrences of fever and inflammation separated by symptom-free intervals. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most frequent entity within this group of disorders which further consists of hyperimmunoglobulinaemia D and periodic fever syndrome (HIDS), tumour necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) and cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS). In recent years the causative genes… CONTINUE READING


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